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Synonyms for tenacity
təˈnæs ɪ titenac·i·ty

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Wiktionary

  1. tenacitynoun

    The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

    Synonyms:
    persistency, retentiveness

  2. tenacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    viscosity, adhesiveness, cohesiveness

    Antonyms:
    mobility, brittleness, fragility

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tenacity

    Synonyms:
    retentiveness, cohesiveness, stubbornness, fixity, pertinacity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacitynoun

    persistent determination

    Synonyms:
    perseverance, persistency, perseveration, persistence, doggedness, pertinacity, tenaciousness, continuity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tenacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    retentiveness, tenaciousness

  2. tenacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    adhesiveness, cohesiveness, glutinousness, viscidity

  3. tenacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    stubbornness, pertinacity, obstinacy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tenacitynoun

    Synonyms:
    retentiveness, cohesiveness, toughness, pertinacity, persistency

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#20414viscosity
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#24390resilience
#29382perseverance
#31063insistence
#36195toughness
#45837tenacity
#46133firmness
#80381cohesiveness
#86504stubbornness
#96662persistency
#104632obstinacy
#114058steadfastness
#164440fixity
#174808adhesiveness
#308039doggedness
#329320pertinacity

How to use tenacity in a sentence?

  1. Alex Honnold:

    If you don’t have talent, you gotta have tenacity.

  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    True Tenacity is in the Uncovering of the Purpose of Existence Rather than in the Pursuit of Existence.

  3. Andrew Lincoln:

    [But] there’s an inspirational sort of strength and endurance and quality of tenacity that he possesses, i’m much more indecisive and a people-pleaser than someone who’s willing to step into the firing line. But I’ve learned from this guy. He has qualities that I would hope to emulate if [stuff] ever hit the fan. But I’d like to think I’ve done it on screen, maybe I could be a zombie-killer in real life if the apocalypse hit. But then, I’d obviously die a horrible, quick death in reality.

  4. Paul Sweeney:

    A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

  5. Army Lieutenant General Raymond Thomas:

    They're losing a lot of people to carry the fight against ISIL, so I'm impressed with their tenacity.


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